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    12-year-old with air gun dies in Cleveland police shooting

    (CNN) — A Cleveland police officer responding to a call about a person with a gun fatally wounded a 12-year-old boy brandishing what turned out to be an air gun, police said early Sunday.The shooting Saturday afternoon came as the nation nervously awaited a grand jury decision on whether to charge the police officer who killed African-American teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, in August.The attorney for the family of the Cleveland youngster, who also was black, downplayed any possible […]

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    Bill Cosby defiant about answering sexual assault allegations

    (CNN) — It seems lately as if every day brings another allegation that further dismantles Bill Cosby’s image as the jovial, pudding-loving patriarch whose family-friendly brand of comedy tickled successive generations. Though the star has vehemently denied most of the accusations that he drugged and sexually assaulted young women seeking career guidance, the stories are taking their toll on his reputation and bankroll. The stories of Cosby’s purported misdeeds have been around for about a decade, but they recently got […]

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    Former Wastington DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

    (CNN) — Former Washington Mayor Marion Barry is dead, a Washington hospital spokeswoman said early Sunday. He was 78. Barry was elected four times as the city’s chief executive and was a council member in the District of Columbia for 15 years. The one-time leader of the city’s old Board of Education, Barry was, at one time, revered nationally as a symbol of African-American political leadership and beloved for his prowess at local politics. But his professional accomplishments were often […]

  • Protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, march to the city's police station as part of their "Moral Monday" protest on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014.
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    Ferguson waits: No grand jury decision this weekend

    FERGUSON, Missouri (CNN) — A steady rain dampened an already gloomy mood here Saturday afternoon as word spread that a grand jury looking into whether to indict police Officer Darren Wilson had yet to make a decision. The grand jury, which last met on Friday, will reconvene Monday, federal and local law enforcement officials told CNN. So, frustrated residents will have to wait a little longer to hear whether Wilson, who is white, will face charges in the August 9 […]

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    #ThanksMichelleObama: Students criticize school lunches

    (CNN) — Students unhappy with school meals are taking it out on the first lady by sharing images on social media of lunches sarcastically tagged #ThanksMichelleObama. Some of the images depict formless, mushy blobs on a lunch tray. Others show patties on whole-grain buns accompanied by an apple where one could imagine a pile of tater tots residing in earlier times. The complaints focus on taste, texture and portion sizes under new nutrition regulations promoted by the first lady. The […]

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    New Beyonce video ’7/11′ rocks the Web

    (CNN) — Social media is all abuzz with the latest video from the Queen B herself — Beyonce. It’s a silly little dance ditty called “7/11.” It’s Bey and some “girlfriends” prancing in and around a high-rise — mostly in their underwear — vamping for the camera. It’s a low-budget affair, but still scoring big with her fans. The video quickly racked up hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube and was trending on Twitter and Facebook. So, what’s the […]

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    Tina Fey’s next sitcom moves from NBC to Netflix

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — “30 Rock” creator Tina Fey’s next television series won’t be coming to NBC, after all — it’ll be on Netflix. The sitcom, called “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” will debut on the streaming TV service in March 2015. This arrangement, announced Friday, illustrates how the lines have blurred between traditional TV networks and newfangled options like Netflix. NBCUniversal’s studio, Universal Television, was the production company behind “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” and it was scheduled to premiere on the NBC […]

  • New York A rookie police officer shot and killed an unarmed 28-year-old man in an unlit stairwell of a housing project in what New York's top cop said Friday was "a very unfortunate tragedy ... involving an accidental discharge."
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    Police: N.Y. officer fatally shoots ‘innocent’ unarmed man

    NEW YORK (CNN) — A rookie police officer shot and killed an unarmed 28-year-old man in an unlit stairwell of a housing project in what New York’s top cop said Friday was “a very unfortunate tragedy … involving an accidental discharge.” The victim, identified as Akai Gurley, was “a total innocent who just happened” to run into Officer Peter Liang in a “pitch black” stairwell at the Louis H. Pink Houses in Brooklyn late Thursday, New York Police Commissioner William […]

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    5 family members killed in crash on their way to Disney World

    MONROE, La. (KDAF) — It’s a Disney trip gone deadly for one Terrell, Texas family. Michael and Trudi Hardman, both elementary school teachers, were on their way to Disney World with their kids Wednesday night when the unthinkable happened. Louisiana State Troopers say five members of the family were killed when their SUV rolled over after striking a median. “We talked to the 16-year-old driver, which lived — he was properly restrained,” Michael Reichardt of Louisiana State Police said. “He said […]

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    Is your webcam really private? Website found streaming live footage from webcams, monitors

    When it comes to the Internet, it seems you can find a website for almost anything. However, a website in Russia is shocking some people across the world. The website streams live footage from thousands of private webcams and baby monitors from around the globe. “It’s really, really shocking to be able to see into people’s bedrooms, into gyms, into people’s workspaces. I don’t think anyone would expect that could actually happen,” said Emma Carr, a director of Big Brother […]

  • Jamie France, the 2009 winner of the Miss Teen Oregon-World competition was arrested following a police drug raid. She was charged with possession of methamphetamine, heroin and suboxene.

    Former Miss Teen Oregon-World arrested in drug raid

    KEIZER, Ore. (KPTV) — A 23-year-old woman who was the 2009 winner of the Miss Teen Oregon-World competition was arrested Wednesday when Keizer police raided two addresses as part of a long-running drug investigation. Jaime France was one of three people arrested on methamphetamine charges, but the more serious crimes in the case, which dates back to June of this year, involve Erin and Jarrod Wells. Each of them face child neglect charges because two young boys, ages 4 and […]